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Hercules with the Harpies, 1525

  • Barthel Beham, German, 1502-1540

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 2 1/2 × 1 3/4 inches (6.4 × 4.4 cm) Sheet: 2 3/4 × 1 7/8 inches (7 × 4.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, upper right: 1525

October 1887, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Barthel Beham, Hercules with the Harpies, 1525, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S114.